18 Chorale Preludes, BWV 651-668 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Performer Pages Michael Schopen (Organ)
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Misc. Notes Played live at a MIDI console using the virtual pipe organ software Hauptwerk and the sampleset Zöblitz (BWV 654), Velesovo (BWV 655, 658) and Zwolle (BWV 661)
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Performers Bernhard Schneider (organ)
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Misc. Notes aufgenommen an der Klais-Orgel von St. Aegidien, Braunschweig
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Perlnerd666 (2010/12/21)

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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach P 271.
pp.27 & 28 are the same (repeated).
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Peter (2007/2/25)

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Peter (2007/2/25)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 25 (pp.79-151)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1878. Plate B.W. XXV.
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Copyist Hermann Kretzschmar (1848–1924)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 44
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Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 652

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Matteo Messori (2011/12/3)

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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 25
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Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654

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Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657

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Misc. Notes Alto clef reset in modern alto clef variant
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano Solo (Busoni)
See: 10 Chorale Preludes, BV B 27 by Ferruccio Busoni
For Piano Solo (Feinberg)
See: 13 Chorale Preludes (BWV 653, 655, 658-659, 662-663, 665)
For Piano solo (Sun)

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Recordings BWV 660 played on digital piano
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Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655

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Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr, BWV 663

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Arranger Isidor Philipp (1863-1958)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., n.d. Plate 110391.
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Fantasia super Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 651
Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654
Trio super Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655
Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657
Prelude on 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland', BWV 659
Trio super 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland', BWV 660
Prelude on 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland', BWV 661
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 663
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 664
Vor deinen Tron tret'ich hiermit, BWV 668

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General Information

Work Title Eighteen Chorale Preludes
Alternative. Title Actzehn Choräle von verschiedener Art; The Great Eighteen; Chorals de Leipzig
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 651-668
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 18 chorale preludes
  1. Fantasia super 'Komm, Heiliger Geist', BWV 651
  2. Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 652
  3. An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653
  4. Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654
  5. Trio super 'Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend', BWV 655
  6. O Lamm Gottes unschuldig, BWV 656
  7. Nun danket Alle Gott, BWV 657
  8. Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BWV 658
  9. Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
  10. Trio super 'Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland', BWV 660
  11. Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661
  12. Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr , BWV 662
  13. Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr, BWV 663
  14. Trio super 'Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', BWV 664
  15. Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 665
  16. Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 666
  17. Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist, BWV 667
  18. Vor deinen Thron tret' ich, BWV 668
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1723 ?
First Publication. 1847 at latest*
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information *Some pieces published as early as 1803. Detailed listing

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Organ Works by Johann Sebastian Bach